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General information:
Name:
Integrated Waste Management
Course of study:
2012/2013
Code:
DIS-2-321-SI-s
Faculty of:
Mining Surveying and Environmental Engineering
Study level:
Second-cycle studies
Specialty:
Environmental Information Systems
Field of study:
Environmental Engineering
Semester:
3
Profile of education:
Academic (A)
Lecture language:
English
Form and type of study:
Full-time studies
Course homepage:
 
Responsible teacher:
dr hab. inż, prof. AGH Grzesik Katarzyna (grzesikk@agh.edu.pl)
Academic teachers:
dr hab. inż, prof. AGH Grzesik Katarzyna (grzesikk@agh.edu.pl)
Module summary

Description of learning outcomes for module
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Connections with FLO Method of learning outcomes verification (form of completion)
Social competence
M_K001 is able to cooperate in team IS2A_K03, IS2A_K04, IS2A_K01 Presentation,
Execution of a project
M_K002 shows ecological attitude, understands the impact of waste management systems on the environment IS2A_K07, IS2A_K02 Participation in a discussion,
Presentation
Skills
M_U001 is able to search and gather the required data on waste management system from the databases, literature European reports, is able to interpret information and prepare a project in English IS2A_U07, IS2A_U13, IS2A_U05, IS2A_U17, IS2A_U01, IS2A_U03 Execution of a project
M_U002 is able to prepare and give presentation in Engiish and to take part in the discussion on waste management systems IS2A_U04, IS2A_U05, IS2A_U02 Presentation
Knowledge
M_W001 has broad knowledge on the concept of integrated waste management systems, waste generation and composition, as well as waste treatment technologies IS2A_W09, IS2A_W05, IS2A_W11, IS2A_W06 Participation in a discussion,
Presentation,
Project
FLO matrix in relation to forms of classes
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Form of classes
Lecture
Audit. classes
Lab. classes
Project classes
Conv. seminar
Seminar classes
Pract. classes
Zaj. terenowe
Zaj. warsztatowe
Others
E-learning
Social competence
M_K001 is able to cooperate in team - - - + - - - - - - -
M_K002 shows ecological attitude, understands the impact of waste management systems on the environment - - - + - - - - - - -
Skills
M_U001 is able to search and gather the required data on waste management system from the databases, literature European reports, is able to interpret information and prepare a project in English - - - + - - - - - - -
M_U002 is able to prepare and give presentation in Engiish and to take part in the discussion on waste management systems - - - + - - - - - - -
Knowledge
M_W001 has broad knowledge on the concept of integrated waste management systems, waste generation and composition, as well as waste treatment technologies + - - - - - - - - - -
Module content
Lectures:
  1. The concept of sustainable waste management system and integrated waste management
  2. Waste generation and composition
  3. Waste collection
  4. Central sorting
  5. Biological treatment
  6. Thermal treatment
  7. Landfilling
  8. Material Recycling
Project classes:
  1. Case studies of integrated waste management systems.
  2. Waste streams flows, defining and calculating the inputs and outputs of waste installations.
  3. Regional systems of integrated waste management systems.
Student workload (ECTS credits balance)
Student activity form Student workload
Summary student workload 82 h
Module ECTS credits 3 ECTS
Participation in lectures 15 h
Participation in project classes 30 h
Completion of a project 28 h
Preparation of a report, presentation, written work, etc. 8 h
Contact hours 1 h
Additional information
Method of calculating the final grade:

Final grade: project report – weight 0,7; project presentation – weight 0,3

Prerequisites and additional requirements:

Knowledge of physics, chemistry, biology and basics of waste management

Recommended literature and teaching resources:
  1. McDougall F., White P., Franke M., Hindle P., Integrated Solid Waste Management: A Lifecycle Inventory. Blackwell Science Second edition 2001
  2. Tchobanoglous G., Kreith F., Handbook of Solid Waste Management, Second Edition
    The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc 2002
  3. Best Practice Municipal Waste Management. Information pool on approaches towards a sustainable design of municipal waste management and supporting technologies and equipment. Umweltbundesamt 2010.
  4. Solid Waste Management. United Nations Environment Programme, 2005
  5. Tchobanoglous G., Solid waste management. Chapter from Environmental Engineering, fifth edition. Edited by Joseph A. Salvato, Nelson L. Nemerow,and Franklin J. Agardy. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey 2003
  6. http://www.ewp.rpi.edu/hartford/~stephc/EP/Research/Waste%20Cycle/SolidWasteManagement.pdf
Scientific publications of module course instructors related to the topic of the module:

Additional scientific publications not specified

Additional information:

None